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  • Detroit museum defends 6-figure salaries

    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Institute of Arts is defending the six-figure salaries of its two top executives, saying Friday that it didn't anticipate a backlash when raises were granted a few years ago, before the city filed for bankruptcy. Some suburban officials have criticized the...

  • Hagan calls for travel restrictions to stem Ebola

    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — North Carolina U.S. Sen. Kay Hagan is joining the call on the Obama administration to establish a temporary travel ban on travel from nations affected by Ebola. In a statement released Friday, Hagan said a travel restriction should be part of a broad strategy to...

  • Airline that carried Ebola patient offering 20 percent discounts today

    By Terry Maxon, The Dallas Morning News -
    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    DALLAS - Frontier Airlines, which had the misfortune of carrying a Dallas nurse with Ebola, might be hurting for reservations. It sent out emails to customers Friday offering them a 20 percent discount on tickets booked Friday. The discount is good for travel from Oct. 23 through...

  • Gov't to allow some Haitians to immigrate faster

    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Thousands of Haitian immigrants approved to move to the United States to join relatives already living here will soon be able to immigrate before a visa is available, the Obama administration announced Friday. U.S. Citizenship and Immigration Services, the Homeland...

  • Brand USA, roads on Southeast tourism agenda

    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    CHARLESTON, S.C. (AP) — Reauthorizing Brand USA and fixing the nation's aging highway infrastructure are top concerns for the tourism industry in the Southeast. About 200 industry representatives met in Charleston this week for a meeting of the Southeast Tourism Society which...

  • Rare ancient Chinese bronzes go on display in US

    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — When the mysterious people of China's Sanxingdui packed up and moved away 3,000 years ago, they left behind no written language and no indication of who they were, where they were going or why. What they did leave was a gigantic cache of intricately...

  • Michigan teen sues after Amtrak bars travel

    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    CASCADE TOWNSHIP, Mich. (AP) — A Grand Rapids-area teenager with a nut allergy is suing Amtrak, saying his rights were violated when he was barred from riding the train without an adult. Amtrak's website says kids ages 13 to 15 can't travel without an adult if they have a...

  • List: The ‘coolest’ (spookiest?) hotel in Colorado

    Dalton Walker
    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    I’ve been in Colorado for a year and I still haven’t visited the ‘coolest’ hotel in the state. Boo on me.   Yahoo Travel created a list of the coolest hotels in every state. The iconic Stanley Hotel in Estes Park is the coolest in Colorado, according to Yahoo Travel. I’m not...

  • Africa stems Ebola via border closings, luck

    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Health officials battling the Ebola outbreak that has killed more than 4,500 people in West Africa have managed to limit its spread on the continent to five countries — and two of them appear to have snuffed out the disease. The developments constitute a modest...

  • W.Va. opened to physically challenged hunters

    Updated: Fri, Oct 17, 2014

    SOUTH CHARLESTON, W.Va. (AP) — Portions of national forests and selected wildlife management areas are being opened to physically challenged hunters in West Virginia. Hunters can use designated roads throughout the Monongahela National Forest and the George Washington and Jefferson...

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